Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - tools - magnet http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:06:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Magnetic chuck wrench Holder (Drill Press) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-chuck-wrench-Holder-Drill-Press/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 21:18:11 PDT
Magnetic wooden vise bumpers http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-wooden-vice-bumpers/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:59:09 PDT
Handsfree Magnetic-Base Tape-Measure http://www.instructables.com/id/Handsfree-Magnetic-Base-Tape-Measure/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:00:38 PDT
How to see magnetic field http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-see-magnetic-field/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:26:08 PST
Magnetic Rubber Jaws for a Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Rubber-Jaws-for-a-Vise/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:23:24 PST
Telescoping Magnetic Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescoping-Magnetic-Pen-with-Accessories/
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 07:52:25 PST
How to build a magnet retrieval tool for use on land or water ("Magnet fishing") http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-magnet-retrieval-tool-for-use-on-la/
How to build a magnet retrieval tool for use on land or water ("Magnet fishing") - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/1HAT/HINOBEFJ/F351HATHINOBEFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/1HAT/HINOBEFJ/F351HATHINOBEFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/1HAT/HINOBEFJ/F351HATHINOBEFJ.SMALL.jpg Fireshadowdotnet I wanted to build a magnetic retrieval tool to recover ferrous objects underwater.  I tried various "fishing magnets" but most of those don't work very well.  They are simply not powerful enough.  Or too heavy to repeatedly cast into the water.  So I came up with a magnetic drag bar.  Pictured is a ...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:19:51 PDT
Magnetic Soft Jaws for a Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Soft-Jaws-for-a-Vise/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 16:10:13 PDT
How to Make a Two-Part Magnetic Stapler http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Two-Part-Magnetic-Stapler/
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 13:21:04 PDT
Reusing Old Hard Drive Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-Old-Hard-Drive-Magnets/
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 13:05:55 PDT
The Bits Bug http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bits-Bug/
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 12:42:49 PDT
Magnetic wristband http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-wristband/
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Fri, 6 Jan 2012 22:16:57 PST
Gorilla Glue and Earth Magnet Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Gorilla-Glue-and-Earth-Magnet-Ladder/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 17:37:49 PDT
Magnetic Helper/Picker Upper- Quick and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-HelperPicker-Upper-Quick-and-Easy/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 21:19:17 PDT
How to Sweep for Nails in a Garden using Neodymium Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sweep-for-Nails-in-a-Garden-using-Neodymium/
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Sun, 29 May 2011 12:21:06 PDT
Construct a Magnetic Dickies Workshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Construct-a-Magnetic-Dickie/
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Sun, 22 Aug 2010 03:16:41 PDT
How to pick up nails without the pain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-pick-up-nails-without-the-pain/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 08:49:15 PDT
Magnetic Shop Sweeper from an Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Shop-Sweeper-from-an-Electric-Motor/
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Wed, 7 May 2008 07:37:45 PDT
Chuck Key Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Chuck-Key-Holder/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2008 22:18:09 PST
Make a Magnetic Cup/Pedestal for Screws! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Magnetic-CupPedestal-for-Screws/
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Sat, 7 Apr 2007 15:57:11 PDT
Optionally magnetic screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Optionally-magnetic-screwdriver/
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Tue, 27 Mar 2007 10:40:41 PDT
Fun Small Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Small-Tool-Organizer/
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Thu, 25 Jan 2007 19:24:01 PST
Versatile and Low Cost Digital Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-and-Low-Cost-Digital-Counter/
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Fri, 29 Sep 2006 15:16:41 PDT