Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - metalworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:03:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dirt Cheap Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Forge/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:21:51 PDT
mini jet engine http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-jet-engine/
mini jet engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/0GUC/I7MX446L/F7B0GUCI7MX446L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/0GUC/I7MX446L/F7B0GUCI7MX446L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/0GUC/I7MX446L/F7B0GUCI7MX446L.SMALL.jpg gkumar22 hi..I m Gourav ....I have been searching a lot for plans to make a mini jet.....but not much help..so here I m ....finding my own way....I made a jet engine out of some scrap....it uses liquid petrol as fuel.....and it worked in the first try.....I'll try to explain every step with pics....so letz b...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:03:49 PDT
Bracelet with copper plate in wood or in leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Cuff-bracelet-with-copper-plate-in-wood-or-in-leat/
Bracelet with copper plate in wood or in leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/X8GT/I7Q0U764/FSPX8GTI7Q0U764.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/X8GT/I7Q0U764/FSPX8GTI7Q0U764.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/X8GT/I7Q0U764/FSPX8GTI7Q0U764.SMALL.jpg Amaries When I made some copper pendants (see link below) I wanted to combine them with a bracelet. The next question was whether the bracelet should be made of wood or leather. A difficult decision.... I couldn’t choose so I made both. In this instructable I will show you how. I am not a professional and t...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:05:35 PDT
What to do with a dead microwave! http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-with-a-dead-microwave/
What to do with a dead microwave! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/KYOV/I7L6TOOB/F3OKYOVI7L6TOOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/KYOV/I7L6TOOB/F3OKYOVI7L6TOOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/KYOV/I7L6TOOB/F3OKYOVI7L6TOOB.SMALL.jpg jscanlan "There's ceramic magnets in them there hills!!!"It has a some electronics that are worth salvaging, but the real treasure is the 2 fairly powerful ring magnets in the magnetron. It takes a bit of work to get them but they are worth the trouble. NOTES: 1 The magnets are fairly brittle do not try to ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:53:45 PDT
Steampunk themed propeller ceiling fan. http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-propeller-ceiling-fan/
Steampunk themed propeller ceiling fan. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7012/I7LQIAO9/FDP7012I7LQIAO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7012/I7LQIAO9/FDP7012I7LQIAO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7012/I7LQIAO9/FDP7012I7LQIAO9.SMALL.jpg SolarB My children gave me a 6’ replica Sopwith propeller for Fathersday and by a happy coincidence we needed a ceiling fan for the conservatory. A wood burner heats the conservatory in the winter but the air could really do with circulating.Never having designed anything like this before it took me a whil...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:14:30 PDT
Roof tiles from aluminium cans http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-tiles-from-aluminium-cans/
Roof tiles from aluminium cans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PFT2/I7KB2QER/F9FPFT2I7KB2QER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PFT2/I7KB2QER/F9FPFT2I7KB2QER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PFT2/I7KB2QER/F9FPFT2I7KB2QER.SMALL.jpg Elliot Lord These are very easy to make tiles that you can use on simple buildings or where you need a covering. you need:Lots of aluminium cans, all the same size.Various pieces of leftover wood to make the mould that they will be pressed in.A few nails and a hammer4 screws and a drillStrong glovesScissorsThis...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 12:23:25 PDT
Dirt Cheap Charcoal http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Charcoal/
Dirt Cheap Charcoal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/2C7N/I7IJ54QM/FZB2C7NI7IJ54QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/2C7N/I7IJ54QM/FZB2C7NI7IJ54QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/2C7N/I7IJ54QM/FZB2C7NI7IJ54QM.SMALL.jpg sixsmith Some people use coal for a forge, other gas, and some, some use charcoal.The nice thing about charcoal is that, from what I've read, it burns cleaner than coal, it's cheaper than coal, and you can make it yourself!I looked at a few instructables on charcoal making, and I think that this method is th...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 22:50:25 PDT
Make Hinges Inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Hinges-Inexpensively/
Make Hinges Inexpensively - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/9KWK/I7CCLYMX/FMM9KWKI7CCLYMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/9KWK/I7CCLYMX/FMM9KWKI7CCLYMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/9KWK/I7CCLYMX/FMM9KWKI7CCLYMX.SMALL.jpg Phil B Sometimes I want a hinge or two, but what is available in a store is the wrong size and shape, not heavy enough, and they cost far too much. I devised a way to make my own hinges the way I want them for very little in time and money.Nomenclature: The flat parts of a hinge, the parts that are fastene...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:27:27 PDT
Car part chess set http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-part-chess-set/
Car part chess set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SMALL.jpg TuftyFall0 This is the chess set i made for my senior project it started out as a bunch of old car parts that had no purpose and was destined to be scraped. So i decided to give them a second chance at life and turned them into a usable furniture decor peace. The whole project is rather bolted or welded togeth...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:14:07 PDT
How to Make (Torch Braze) a Simple Wire Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Torch-Braze-a-Simple-Wire-Wheel/
How to Make (Torch Braze) a Simple Wire Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/W3S4/I7ELDDWP/FBKW3S4I7ELDDWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/W3S4/I7ELDDWP/FBKW3S4I7ELDDWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/W3S4/I7ELDDWP/FBKW3S4I7ELDDWP.SMALL.jpg mjunger2005 This Instructable will show you how to create a simple wire wheel for your toy or robot project using inexpensive RG45 Gas Welding Rod and other resources. Gather Materials Main Item: WireSpecifically, 3/32" RG45 Gas Welding Wire for the Cart wheels and 1/16" RG45 for the Cart wheel spokes.For be...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 05:48:28 PDT
Magnetic Helping Hands Tool For Torch Brazing/Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Helping-Hands-Tool-For-Torch-BrazingSolde/
Magnetic Helping Hands Tool For Torch Brazing/Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SMALL.jpg mjunger2005 This Instructable will show you how to adapt an all-metal, non-magnetic, Helping Hands tool base to a magnetic base, so it will cling to a metal welding table, sheet metal, cookie sheet, etc. Why?Well, usually after lighting my Little Smith torch, I find that I need to adjust the non-magnetic Helpin...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:41:07 PDT
Fixed Blade Razor/Hobby Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixed-Blade-RazorHobby-Knife/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:21:17 PDT
Make Custom "S" Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Custom-S-Hooks/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 20:56:13 PDT
How to make a stainless ring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stainless-ring/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 21:23:21 PDT
How to make a Batarang like "The Dark Knight" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Batarang-like-The-Dark-Knight/
How to make a Batarang like "The Dark Knight" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/EHBE/I7BQFSUD/FIVEHBEI7BQFSUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/EHBE/I7BQFSUD/FIVEHBEI7BQFSUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/EHBE/I7BQFSUD/FIVEHBEI7BQFSUD.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Who would have guessed a rusty old table saw blade could make such a nice batarang? In this project turn some old shop accessories, into high-speed, superhero throwing stars. Watch The Video! WARNING:Never throw at people or property. Possession or use of throwing knives or throwing stars may...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:05:35 PDT
Hobo Nickel http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobo-Nickel/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 10:11:53 PDT
How To Make A Hexagonal Hole In Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Hexagonal-Hole-In-Metal/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 13:18:22 PDT
Electric Furnace http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Furnace/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 18:38:35 PDT
How to Miter (Cope) a Round Tube by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Miter-Cope-a-Round-Tube-by-Hand/
How to Miter (Cope) a Round Tube by Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/M8ZD/I6YXTXAA/F78M8ZDI6YXTXAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/M8ZD/I6YXTXAA/F78M8ZDI6YXTXAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/M8ZD/I6YXTXAA/F78M8ZDI6YXTXAA.SMALL.jpg mjenk20236 There are many times when we need to miter tubes in order to fabricate various things. Motorcycle chassis, bicycle frames, rag and tube aircraft are things that immediately come to mind. My own experience is with bicycles, so the examples will come from that. Hand mitering small (Things you will ne...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 15:28:58 PDT
The Utlimate Mini Mobile Metalshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Utlimate-Mini-Mobile-Metalshop/
The Utlimate Mini Mobile Metalshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BUAV/I6ZTKJYD/F41BUAVI6ZTKJYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BUAV/I6ZTKJYD/F41BUAVI6ZTKJYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BUAV/I6ZTKJYD/F41BUAVI6ZTKJYD.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch Tired of dragging multiple boxes of tools and parts back and forth between destinations? Sick of making huge messes at the kitchen table? Time to build yourself a miniature metal workshop. I had been using a cardboard box lid to store all of my "mini" tools in so I could haul them around. The lid...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 02:02:31 PDT
Get Gold from Steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Gold-from-Steel/
Get Gold from Steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DSVX/I6YXS6IT/F86DSVXI6YXS6IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DSVX/I6YXS6IT/F86DSVXI6YXS6IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DSVX/I6YXS6IT/F86DSVXI6YXS6IT.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM I'll start withs saying that for now, there are no possible ways to get gold from steel, however there are many ways to get the effect of golden texture, and I'll show you how I did it!This is an easy project, for everyone, who has a blowtorch or a gas stove. This small project is good both for appe...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:06:19 PDT
DIY Sand Casting Keychain Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sand-Casting-Keychain-Catapult/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 06:23:20 PST
Batman: steel knight upper armour custom http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-steel-knight-upper-armour-custom/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:50:44 PST
Scrap Metal Coal Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Metal-Coal-Forge/
Scrap Metal Coal Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SMALL.jpg TheSkreepyTinker Thanks for checking out my first Instructable!I had made a forge/smelter recently, but it wasn't terribly easy to only heat up a specific part of the piece I was working on due to it being really tall. Look for that Instructable soon.I had tried using a metal fire pit as my forge, but didn't want t...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:37:39 PST
Lost Foam Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-Foam-Casting/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:05:42 PST
Skeleton Arm, Made by Penguin Manufacturing http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeleton-Arm-Made-by-Penguin-Manufacturing/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:05:42 PST
How to colour steel with HEAT http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-colour-steel-with-HEAT/
How to colour steel with HEAT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/3BXS/I6KN8Q47/F0D3BXSI6KN8Q47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/3BXS/I6KN8Q47/F0D3BXSI6KN8Q47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/3BXS/I6KN8Q47/F0D3BXSI6KN8Q47.SMALL.jpg chocolatebrownies How to colour steel with heat (hot oil finish) is a simple but effective way of achieving a desired colour of choice.The colours are fantastic and often come out in a beautiful two-tone shine. There is something really rewarding about this technique. Not only does it give you an alchemical feeling o...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:00:14 PST
How to remove rust from Axe head http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-rust-from-Axe-head/
How to remove rust from Axe head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ROG6/I6HSFLSL/FA7ROG6I6HSFLSL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ROG6/I6HSFLSL/FA7ROG6I6HSFLSL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ROG6/I6HSFLSL/FA7ROG6I6HSFLSL.SMALL.jpg abboud.nac I bought this axe head for 10$ from a vulgar local market that opens every saturday in my location, this market sells all stuff you can imagine, most of it is junk and used stuff. when you buy an axe examine carefully the head, the shape should be pleasant and workable, the most important part is th...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:57:19 PST
Penny Engine- micro air powered engine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Engine-micro-air-powered-engine/
Penny Engine- micro air powered engine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/T3WP/I6H7CXVQ/FFUT3WPI6H7CXVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/T3WP/I6H7CXVQ/FFUT3WPI6H7CXVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/T3WP/I6H7CXVQ/FFUT3WPI6H7CXVQ.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch So I've been playing with Hot Wheels lately, and this developed as kind of a side project to something else I was working on. I've built a couple of other engines based on other designs I've found here on instructables but this one for me takes the cake! Originally I didn't intend for it to actual...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:15:45 PST
A Ring from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Ring-from-Scratch/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:51:21 PST
Casting a Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-a-Ring/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:25:58 PST
Stone ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Stone-ring/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:16:21 PST
Cast a blade! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-forge-a-blade/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 02:13:08 PST
The Tin Can Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tin-Can-Rose/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:17:00 PST
Gaming dice made from folded, waterjet cut steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Gaming-dice-made-from-waterjet-cut-steel-sheet-fol/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:31:45 PST
Spoon Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Spoon-Ring/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 05:52:12 PST
Golden Dollar Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Golden-Dollar-Ring/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:28:05 PST
Make A Ring Out Of Reclaimed Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Ring-Out-Of-Your-Newly-Reclaimed-Metal/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:36:02 PST
DIY Backyard Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Backyard-Fire-Pit/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:42:54 PST
The Inexpensive Pinky Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Inexpensive-Pinky-Ring/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:05:48 PST
Custom Made Knobs On Your CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Made-Knobs-On-Your-CNC-Mill/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 17:09:27 PST
Reclaiming Usable Metals http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaiming-Usable-Metals/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 12:48:31 PST
Mini incinerator from old clothes dryer drum http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-incinerator-from-old-clothes-dryer-drum/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 03:15:46 PST
Coffee Can Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Can-Forge/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 23:33:11 PST
Press Aluminum Cans into Ceiling and Wall Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Press-Aluminum-Cans-into-Ceiling-and-Wall-Tiles/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 23:08:22 PDT
Hidden Blade Design Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Blade-Design-Concept-1/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:59:03 PST
Brake Drum Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Break-Drum-Forge/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 23:44:50 PST
Smelting aluminum cans to ingots http://www.instructables.com/id/Smelting-aluminum-cans-to-ingots/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:42:17 PST
Wood Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burner/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:19:52 PST
How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-The-Mini-Metal-Foundry/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:55:12 PST