Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - metalworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:45:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Build A Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Go-Kart-1/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:19:07 PDT
How to flush set stones http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-flush-set-stones/
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By: silvertinkerer

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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:31:27 PDT
Business Card Folding Sheet Metal Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/Business-Card-Folding-Sheet-Metal-Wrench/
Business Card Folding Sheet Metal Wrench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/PU22/I0TUWXXR/F1GPU22I0TUWXXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/PU22/I0TUWXXR/F1GPU22I0TUWXXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/PU22/I0TUWXXR/F1GPU22I0TUWXXR.SMALL.jpg buchananwp This documents the process of designing and building your own folding business card. A DIY business card engages the recipient to invest some time puzzling out the assembly, and learn how the designer's brain works. I encourage you to take the principles explained here and make your own unique desig...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 12:44:31 PDT
Making a Cutout Coin Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Cutout-Coin-Necklace/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:33:27 PDT
How to make an inlaid wood ring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-inlaid-wood-ring/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:33:41 PDT
R2D2 charcoal grill ( ChaR2D2) http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-charcoal-grill/
R2D2 charcoal grill ( ChaR2D2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/BPEY/I0HYOFDR/FH3BPEYI0HYOFDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/BPEY/I0HYOFDR/FH3BPEYI0HYOFDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/BPEY/I0HYOFDR/FH3BPEYI0HYOFDR.SMALL.jpg rushn_79 Greetings.This is a follow up to my previous instructable (http://www.instructables.com/id/Boba-Fett-Wood-Burning-Stove).Here I built a charcoal grill that looks like R2D2. It will compliment my Darth Vader and Boba Fett stoves.Fellow arhees suggested to call it ChaR2D2 - too funny to pass up!I'm st...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:36:55 PDT
Make a carbon arc torch for your 220 volt stick welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-carbon-arc-torch-for-your-220-volt-stick-we/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2008 22:04:36 PDT
TIG welded acoustical / exponential horns http://www.instructables.com/id/TIG-welded-Exponential-Horns-and-Vortex-Cannon/
TIG welded acoustical / exponential horns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/4820/I05F3OCE/F5B4820I05F3OCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/4820/I05F3OCE/F5B4820I05F3OCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/4820/I05F3OCE/F5B4820I05F3OCE.SMALL.jpg GordonKirkwood Exponential Horns are amazing acoustical machines with no moving parts. They also look gorgeous. Here I'll show you how I made several thin-walled aluminum and steel exponential horns. They work great as loudspeakers, and (my original intent) as smoke-ring cannons aka vortex-ring cannons. Whethe...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:24:02 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
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
Telescoping Tube Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescoping-Tube-Clamps/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 21:51:08 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/F54/I085/I12KAGH2/F54I085I12KAGH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I085/I12KAGH2/F54I085I12KAGH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I085/I12KAGH2/F54I085I12KAGH2.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