Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - metalworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:02:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Forge / Furnace Propane Jet Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Forge-Furnace-Propane-Jet-Burner/
Forge / Furnace Propane Jet Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/OF2D/HYR3HUC9/FLKOF2DHYR3HUC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/OF2D/HYR3HUC9/FLKOF2DHYR3HUC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/OF2D/HYR3HUC9/FLKOF2DHYR3HUC9.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus Building a Propane burner for a forge or furnace.I wanted to revisit my aluminum foundry, previously I had it running on charcoal which turned out to be messy and expensive and in the UK its hard to get charcoal in the winter. I decided I needed to build a propane burner as propane is available all ...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:21:32 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
Stargate Privacy Vault http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Privacy-Vault/
Stargate Privacy Vault - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/VNTF/HYQDPRMQ/FUJVNTFHYQDPRMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/VNTF/HYQDPRMQ/FUJVNTFHYQDPRMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/VNTF/HYQDPRMQ/FUJVNTFHYQDPRMQ.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian The mechanical iris has always been a fascination of mine, there is just something about the movement of the aperture...This one is embedded within a more complex structure!Where better to hide your most private secrets than a Stargate!!!...This is a simple privacy vault that opens when the symbol r...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:11:33 PDT
Turning a compact metal pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-compact-EDC-pen/
Turning a compact metal pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/0AQP/HYPNXP6Q/FM20AQPHYPNXP6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/0AQP/HYPNXP6Q/FM20AQPHYPNXP6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/0AQP/HYPNXP6Q/FM20AQPHYPNXP6Q.SMALL.jpg JorikOrdelmans I started to carry a notebook with me all the time about 3 weeks ago and thusfar I used it every day. From grocerie lists to drawing on the train. The only thing that bothered me the most was carrying a fullsize pen or pencil with me all the time. I began to look into small EDC pens such as the Fisc...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:58:44 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
Little Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Forge/
Little Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/1BQ5/HYJ3VH8W/FRG1BQ5HYJ3VH8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/1BQ5/HYJ3VH8W/FRG1BQ5HYJ3VH8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/1BQ5/HYJ3VH8W/FRG1BQ5HYJ3VH8W.SMALL.jpg AdventureS20 Ready to get your hands dirty?Materials:Plaster of Paris...................Joan Ann's FabricSand....................................From the backyardWater...................................Kitchen FaucetCardboard...........................Large Egg CartonTools:Several large bucketsMasking TapeCupSie...
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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/
Cast an Aluminum Bowl! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SMALL.jpg PopsicleGhoul This Instructable will cover the general process I followed to cast an aluminum (or aluminium) bowl, a replica of a glass kitchen bowl. This is the story of scrap aluminum, melted to a complete liquid, and remade into something awesomely new. My guide will not go into great detail as to the constr...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:00:24 PDT
Reverse Flow Smoker http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Flow-Smoker/
Reverse Flow Smoker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/I2X8/HYFNTSUJ/FVII2X8HYFNTSUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/I2X8/HYFNTSUJ/FVII2X8HYFNTSUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/I2X8/HYFNTSUJ/FVII2X8HYFNTSUJ.SMALL.jpg gordo58 I love BBQ and projects, so when my air compressor decided retirement was in order and my wife asked, no she stated that I was going to get rid of this tank, I went to my happy place, the garage and looked at my old friend and not wanting to say good bye the light bulb turned on, why not make a new ...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:31:24 PDT
Angle Grinder Grain Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Grinder-Grain-Mill/
Angle Grinder Grain Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/C4H5/HYE5S52L/FSVC4H5HYE5S52L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/C4H5/HYE5S52L/FSVC4H5HYE5S52L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/C4H5/HYE5S52L/FSVC4H5HYE5S52L.SMALL.jpg msel How I decide to do this Let me tell you shortly, the chicks food more expensive than corn and I have a lot of corn but corns are so big for them to eat. Also grinder machines expensive too than I made this.You can see all step and arrange the dimensions according to your angle grinder.Tools- Angle g...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 12:54:29 PDT
The Manhattan Project: A mechanical cocktail mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Manhattan-Project-A-mechanical-cocktail-mixer/
The Manhattan Project: A mechanical cocktail mixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/BM5N/HYE5SAK4/FVMBM5NHYE5SAK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/BM5N/HYE5SAK4/FVMBM5NHYE5SAK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/BM5N/HYE5SAK4/FVMBM5NHYE5SAK4.SMALL.jpg tinkertinker The seed for this project was the desire to mechanically measure specific amounts of liquid in a way that was both adjustable and easy to clean. In the past, I have used measured pour spouts on cocktail machines, and they work fine, but they are not adjustable and occasionally they just stop working...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 14:32:49 PDT
Metal Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Flowers-1/
Metal Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/C6OS/HY9Y6H83/F4VC6OSHY9Y6H83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/C6OS/HY9Y6H83/F4VC6OSHY9Y6H83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/C6OS/HY9Y6H83/F4VC6OSHY9Y6H83.SMALL.jpg joe408911 A simple project that does not require a forge as most metal flower projects do Designing To begin your flower first you have to choose your petal shape as this will dictate the type of flower you will have in the end. I chose a lily but the process is the same for many flowers you might want to ...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:52:26 PDT
Papercraft with Aluminium Cans http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-with-Aluminium-Cans/
Papercraft with Aluminium Cans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/DMC4/H4AGIVRS/FJZDMC4H4AGIVRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/DMC4/H4AGIVRS/FJZDMC4H4AGIVRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/DMC4/H4AGIVRS/FJZDMC4H4AGIVRS.SMALL.jpg duk242 I wanted to see if papercrafting was possible using aluminium cans (ie. Coke cans), I did a bit of a google around and there doesn't seem to be a lot of information on the subject, so I figured I'd do some research and try a few techniques out to see what I could come up with.  I've split this into ...
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Tue, 10 Jul 2012 22:59:01 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
Metal Flipbook: Story & Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Flipbook-Story-Assembly/
Metal Flipbook: Story & Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/9ORD/HY4KUVFC/FJ79ORDHY4KUVFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/9ORD/HY4KUVFC/FJ79ORDHY4KUVFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/9ORD/HY4KUVFC/FJ79ORDHY4KUVFC.SMALL.jpg irisgottlieb Metal flipbook? Yes! Metal flipbook. It's loud, heavy, and big. Using aluminum panels and a hand crank, this is a human-powered flip book that weighs over 50 pounds. This instructable will show how to make a giant mechanical metal flipbook. The second half (about mechanics and assembly) can be found...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:42:36 PDT
"Ghetto" Water Meter Key http://www.instructables.com/id/quotGhettoquot-Water-Meter-Key/
"Ghetto" Water Meter Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/CUBI/FS6PJVPV/FHSCUBIFS6PJVPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/CUBI/FS6PJVPV/FHSCUBIFS6PJVPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/CUBI/FS6PJVPV/FHSCUBIFS6PJVPV.SMALL.jpg Phil B This is a common water meter as found in the USA. Notice the white arrow. Just above it is the shut off valve. The photo is from Google Images. My meter is in a much deeper hole and the valve is much more difficult to reach for those times when I need to do a plumbing repair in the house and nee...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2009 05:28:55 PDT
Cast Aluminium Gears http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Aluminium-Gears/
Cast Aluminium Gears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/OPVB/HY5Y5LQL/FSBOPVBHY5Y5LQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/OPVB/HY5Y5LQL/FSBOPVBHY5Y5LQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/OPVB/HY5Y5LQL/FSBOPVBHY5Y5LQL.SMALL.jpg laffinm This instructable will show you a technique of casting known as lost foam casting, to create aluminum gears. The gears in this instructable do not have any real purpose other than decoration, but with more time and patience, you could create gears for actual use on something. Please vote and favorit...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:33:31 PDT
Make Fork Bugs (Magnets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Fork-Bugs-Magnets/
Make Fork Bugs (Magnets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently came into the possession of a lot of forks. Like, 30 or so. I had no idea what to do with them, so I started looking around online. I found lots of cool sculptures and models of animals made out of recycled metal, so I figured I'd give that a shot. While I didn't end up making a giant scu...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:59:05 PDT
Hand Engraving Zippo Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Engraving-Zippo-Lighter/
Hand Engraving Zippo Lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/Y544/HY3Z9QOB/FTXY544HY3Z9QOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/Y544/HY3Z9QOB/FTXY544HY3Z9QOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/Y544/HY3Z9QOB/FTXY544HY3Z9QOB.SMALL.jpg TSJWang Zippo is great. Free repairs (not counting shipping), customization, and awesome legacy.When it comes to customizing your lighter, however, Zippo is very restrictive: you may only fit a certain size parameter, you cannot engrave the sides, and uploading image designs cost a whopping $15.Custom engra...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:14:48 PDT
Cast a Metal Ring! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-a-Metal-Ring/
Cast a Metal Ring! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/SC13/HXXFGNKP/F7ESC13HXXFGNKP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/SC13/HXXFGNKP/F7ESC13HXXFGNKP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/SC13/HXXFGNKP/F7ESC13HXXFGNKP.SMALL.jpg PopsicleGhoul This Instructable is about casting and finishing a ring using the art of lost wax metal casting. In lost wax casting, a wax positive of the final product is carved and embedded in plaster. The plaster is then heated so that the wax drips out. Finally, molten metal is poured into the negative impr...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:25:32 PDT
Decorative Sword/Machete for the Novice Metalworker http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-SwordMachete-for-the-Novice-Metalworker/
Decorative Sword/Machete for the Novice Metalworker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SMALL.jpg Ikkalebob Surely at some point in every man's life (and no doubt many women's too), probably after watching Conan the Barbarian or Highlander, he has had the desire to build his own sword. This instructable will show you how.Note that I am a beginner to this kind of metalworking, and this project was an exper...
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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/
Handmade knife and Acid etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/SWP8/HXLMTN7L/FZ8SWP8HXLMTN7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/SWP8/HXLMTN7L/FZ8SWP8HXLMTN7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/SWP8/HXLMTN7L/FZ8SWP8HXLMTN7L.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM Hi! This week my dad will celebrate his 46th birthday, so I decided to make him a gift that's useful. Some time ago he used to go hunting regularly so he has one really good Italian handmade knife, but i hope that he will like this one too.Also this guy: Garra23 asked if i could make an instructable...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:15:11 PDT
Cable Damascus http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Damascus/
Cable Damascus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SMALL.jpg Armeria Garcia The modern connotation of Damascus steel is different from the original Damascus of the past. Historic Damascus steel referred to as crucible stee,l which had a very high carbon content and had a visible surface pattern because of its crystalline structure.Tthis Damascus steel, or Wootz steel, end...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:07:00 PDT
Itty Bitty Mini Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Itty-Bitty-Mini-Forge/
Itty Bitty Mini Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9609/HX42R982/F2A9609HX42R982.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9609/HX42R982/F2A9609HX42R982.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9609/HX42R982/F2A9609HX42R982.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Long time fans of blacksmithing, we delighted in having the Florida Artist Blacksmiths Association demo at our recent Gulf Coast MakerCon event in March. We were equally delighted to find a way to bring a little bit of the blacksmith arts into our suburban garage, when we came across this great vid...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 12:54:02 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
'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
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
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
Wedding Rings from Old Swiss Francs http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Rings-from-Old-Swiss-Francs/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 18:16:05 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
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
Make your own grappling hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-grappling-hook/
Make your own grappling hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/G5OI/GHF6O6A1/FX5G5OIGHF6O6A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/G5OI/GHF6O6A1/FX5G5OIGHF6O6A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/G5OI/GHF6O6A1/FX5G5OIGHF6O6A1.SMALL.jpg monkeyjo Have you ever wanted to make your own grappling hook? Instead of spending $30.00 to get one why not make your own for $15.00? Well I am going to show you how! And this would have helped to clean up the rough edges: http://www.amazon.com/Craftsman-Bench-Grinder-Lamp/dp/B0027DTN06/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 13:38:51 PST
Knife Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Making-1/
Knife Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/D9XP/HW37OMGV/FMCD9XPHW37OMGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/D9XP/HW37OMGV/FMCD9XPHW37OMGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/D9XP/HW37OMGV/FMCD9XPHW37OMGV.SMALL.jpg magnamite9 Knife making as a great way to put old scrap pieces of metal to use. From things like old files with broken handles or just chunks of steel, knifes are surprisingly simple in their making, it is really just the time needed to make them. In this instructable, we'll be looking at the basics of making ...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 09:38:17 PDT
How to design and build a go kart. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-design-and-build-a-go-kart/
How to design and build a go kart. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/GEWL/HW6T0XAN/FRBGEWLHW6T0XAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/GEWL/HW6T0XAN/FRBGEWLHW6T0XAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/GEWL/HW6T0XAN/FRBGEWLHW6T0XAN.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Hello everyone this Instructable is a collaboration of nine year 10 engineering students work. Their task is to work as a team to research, design and build a go kart, using sound engineering principals. As this is a student project the frame must be kept as simple as possible, so that students ca...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 00:39:53 PDT
How To Make A Brake Drum Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Brake-Drum-Forge/
How To Make A Brake Drum Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/FFTM/HW4OJ1TH/FEGFFTMHW4OJ1TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/FFTM/HW4OJ1TH/FEGFFTMHW4OJ1TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/FFTM/HW4OJ1TH/FEGFFTMHW4OJ1TH.SMALL.jpg xX The Legend Xx In this Instructable I am going to show you how to make a brake drum blacksmith forge.WARNING: Burning galvanized metal may release toxic Zinc Oxide fumes. This project is extremely dangerous and should not be attempted without adult supervision and adequate training. Misuse, or careless use, of the...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 00:01:11 PDT
Handmade Knife and Leather Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Knife-and-Leather-Sheath/
Handmade Knife and Leather Sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/CUE7/HW382255/FIXCUE7HW382255.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/CUE7/HW382255/FIXCUE7HW382255.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/CUE7/HW382255/FIXCUE7HW382255.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM HI!This is my second instructable. This time i'll show how I made a beatiful knife.When i was a kid, I remember how my grandpa made a lot of knives. Even though they weren't visually attractive, they were razor sharp, and served good for a long time. Some years later I started going to art school, t...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 08:07:37 PDT
Make a Grappling Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Grappling-Hook/
Make a Grappling Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SMALL.jpg M3G At some point in your life, you've probably wanted a grappling hook. And rightly so; they're pretty awesome. Grappling hooks have been around since Roman times, and have become a staple of popular culture, used by movie heroes, pirates, ninjas, and Batman (and who doesn't want to be like Batman?). W...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 07:38:10 PDT
The aXe Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/The-aXe-Knife/
The aXe Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/452D/HVVKIJUD/FY0452DHVVKIJUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/452D/HVVKIJUD/FY0452DHVVKIJUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/452D/HVVKIJUD/FY0452DHVVKIJUD.SMALL.jpg Ryan Depace This is a short instructable showing you the steps to make a survival ax knife. I intended to make this knife to enter into the metalworking contest. Please vote for me if you enjoy this instructable, thanks! To check out my gut hook hunting knife click HERE ​The Materials and Tools Materials Bl...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 12:22:24 PDT
How to Make a Cool and Compact Fire Pit from Half a Sheet of Steel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cool-and-Compact-Fire-Pit-from-Half-/
How to Make a Cool and Compact Fire Pit from Half a Sheet of Steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZID2/HVKOIQIB/FT9ZID2HVKOIQIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZID2/HVKOIQIB/FT9ZID2HVKOIQIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZID2/HVKOIQIB/FT9ZID2HVKOIQIB.SMALL.jpg cammers Hello Instructablers. I'm really taken with fire pits at the moment. I think it's because fires are such a natural social thing for humans. They have been at the centre of our social lives for tens of thousands of years. There are sites in Northern Australia where the remnants of camp fires show con...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 07:00:58 PDT
A simple lathe with adjustable speed http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-lathe-with-adjustable-speed/
A simple lathe with adjustable speed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/T5S0/HVN9RRTC/FRCT5S0HVN9RRTC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/T5S0/HVN9RRTC/FRCT5S0HVN9RRTC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/T5S0/HVN9RRTC/FRCT5S0HVN9RRTC.SMALL.jpg gada888 This is a simple lathe i made several months ago.it is not perfect.it need a lot to improve to be desired.i was in need of a plastic lathing machine by that time.I didn't want to pay a lot on something i only use occasionally.after some counting and balancing i eventually brought home a lathe shelf ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 00:05:40 PDT
Very Manly Beer Keg Welding Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Keg-Welding-Helmet/
Very Manly Beer Keg Welding Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/EW0O/HVPEL3KY/FONEW0OHVPEL3KY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/EW0O/HVPEL3KY/FONEW0OHVPEL3KY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/EW0O/HVPEL3KY/FONEW0OHVPEL3KY.SMALL.jpg bricobart Like I said many times before: beer is a great source of inspiration to me.So instead of throwing away those nice empty beer kegs, I just keep on piling them in my workshop - our living room is full, and there's a kind of 'wife imposed veto' in the sleeping area - in the hope that one day I would h...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 07:15:47 PDT
Simple Aluminum Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Masculine-Pendant/
Simple Aluminum Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/10U1/HPU6YWPH/FRT10U1HPU6YWPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/10U1/HPU6YWPH/FRT10U1HPU6YWPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/10U1/HPU6YWPH/FRT10U1HPU6YWPH.SMALL.jpg Spy_Chickens13579 Here is how to make a simple pendant. It's not necessarily a masculine pendant but it is one that I can wear with out getting some weirder looks. I'm going to apologize in advance for the mess and photo quality. Find A Metal Rod You first need to find a metal rod. I'm using an aluminum rod coate...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 21:20:44 PDT
Hand Forged 2" Framing Slick http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Forged-2-Framing-Slick/
Hand Forged 2" Framing Slick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/SMLQ/HUK2EB6X/FMBSMLQHUK2EB6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/SMLQ/HUK2EB6X/FMBSMLQHUK2EB6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/SMLQ/HUK2EB6X/FMBSMLQHUK2EB6X.SMALL.jpg Bender-BackBoneFab Years ago, I inherited my grandfather's tool collection. It consisted mostly of basic hand tools and a few exotic items. Among them was this 2" framing slick. This is a tool that timber framers use to cut mortis, tenons and other joints in large timbers. At the time I was enrolled in art school an...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 19:20:40 PDT
Beetlejuice Concrete Art Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Beetlejuice-Concrete-Art-Chair/
Beetlejuice Concrete Art Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/V2BR/HVGXQLR4/FHVV2BRHVGXQLR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/V2BR/HVGXQLR4/FHVV2BRHVGXQLR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/V2BR/HVGXQLR4/FHVV2BRHVGXQLR4.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Beetlejuice Beetlejuice Beetlejuice!!!Do you remember the concrete art sculptures made by Catherine O'Hara / Delia Deetz? Remember, Beetlejuice made them come alive in the marriage scene? I've always loved Tim Burton's style and I decided to try my hand at making one of those sculptures. I put the w...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 06:58:46 PDT
Preserve the Beauty of Raw or Rusted Steel & Iron Surfaces http://www.instructables.com/id/Preserve-the-Beauty-of-Raw-or-Rusted-Steel-Iron-/
Preserve the Beauty of Raw or Rusted Steel & Iron Surfaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/L391/GTWPCNIO/FNOL391GTWPCNIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/L391/GTWPCNIO/FNOL391GTWPCNIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/L391/GTWPCNIO/FNOL391GTWPCNIO.SMALL.jpg BrianJewett I see many ibles made with black pipe here but rarely do they mention any coatings to prevent rusting. I also often build with rusty items where I need to cover the rust so it won't rub of on clothes etc. but don't want to lose the beauty of the patina. An architect once told me he used linseed oil ...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 12:38:29 PDT
Correct Lathe Cutter Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Correct-Lathe-Cutter-Setup/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:16:24 PDT
Waterjet Aluminum Tap Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterjet-Aluminum-Beer-Tap-Handle/
Waterjet Aluminum Tap Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/TS8U/HV9HOVUI/FIYTS8UHV9HOVUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/TS8U/HV9HOVUI/FIYTS8UHV9HOVUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/TS8U/HV9HOVUI/FIYTS8UHV9HOVUI.SMALL.jpg Aaron_Geman An old friend is opening a pub in Boston named Lulu's. Their cheapest beer on tap will vary, but will always be called the "Village Keg". I created a custom tap handle to help the less pocket-heavy patrons find their mark. Choose a font Tap handles are almost exclusively made with wood. I like...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 16:43:06 PDT
Gas (petrol) powered jeep from ride on mower http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-petrol-powered-jeep-from-ride-on-mower/
Gas (petrol) powered jeep from ride on mower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/EEJU/H1KH9SJG/FS2EEJUH1KH9SJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/EEJU/H1KH9SJG/FS2EEJUH1KH9SJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/EEJU/H1KH9SJG/FS2EEJUH1KH9SJG.SMALL.jpg rog8811 This project started with some pictures on the internet of a mini jeep built onto the chassis of a ride on mower with an  I/C engine..... I had to have a go at building one for myself! It it not far from finished and I hope to be riding it around in the summer. This build needs a lot of space ...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 04:31:07 PDT
How to make a cool steel fire pit for your back yard or garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cool-steel-fire-pit-for-your-back-ya/
How to make a cool steel fire pit for your back yard or garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/9FBB/HV9FW7VL/F8Q9FBBHV9FW7VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/9FBB/HV9FW7VL/F8Q9FBBHV9FW7VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/9FBB/HV9FW7VL/F8Q9FBBHV9FW7VL.SMALL.jpg cammers In this Instructable I will try to show how I made a cool back yard fire pit from some chequerplate and rebar.The design is very simple and shouldn't be too challenging for anyone with basic welding and cutting skills.You will notice by the pictures that I'm an absolute amateur at this, and I'm hopi...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 06:34:10 PDT