Instructables: question - workshop Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:47:44 PST BLOX v1.01 how do you make a sliding iron gate roll smoother? phorton70 Have a heavy iron driveway gate that has two sets of brackets fitted with 2x3 inch grooved roller bearing wheels. I have oiled and cleaned them on a regular basis, but the gate is hard to start rolling. When you do get it rolling it can rapidly develop momentum. I would like to be able to open this ...
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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:55:38 PST
How make the brakes of Fat Bike? Dani Dani I want build the Extreme Fat Bike. I have a problem in Brakes. How to makes the Brake of Exreme Fat Bike and how they fix?
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Tue, 5 Dec 2017 23:18:54 PST
How can i convert the side windows in my truck shell to be side doors? More in details...? Subconscionaut I have an Innovation truck shell, it is a discontinued brand (came with my truck when i bought it) so no truck shell people want to work on it (a lot of them seem to have the policy that they won't work on shells they didn't install. My original plan was to find and have installed windoors, then hav...
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 18:32:04 PST
HOW TO SELEC A MOTOR WITH VFD TO START A GENERATOR? ciezadiego Hello, I have a Generator of 1000KVA, PF 0.8, 1800rpm, 2300V, 251A, I need to select a motor in order to start the generator. Background: The motor will be start with a VFD The main use of the generator is to test motors without load, to verifiy vibrations. So, we will a various types of motor mo...
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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:03:46 PST
Motorcycle helmet with a camera? LearD1 So I was looking for a clean looking motorcycle helmet with a camera sort of like the Go Pro but I wanted it to be embedded in the helmet. And I came across the Momentum Pro helmet which is still in the pre-order phase and it can't be shipped to my country anyway. So what sort of materials do I need...
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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 05:02:03 PST
I'm looking for the ideal insulation material to keep heat onto the kiln inside a calciner ? DanieS6 I'm making a calciner that heats gypsum to a heat of 350 degree Celsius. A burner will be used to heat the rotary kiln to a constant temperature of 350 degree Celsius. I'm looking for the ideal insulation material to make the housing of the keep the heat onto the kiln inside the calsiner. The materi...
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Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:09:19 PST
Put links in descriptions to a website of a supplier RobBest Hello, I was contacted  by a supplier who asked me if I would like to put links in the description to their website where you can purchase the components that I used. I have no problems with that but is this allowed on Instructables? Thanks. Kind regards, Rob
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Sat, 25 Nov 2017 07:37:47 PST
Help for Replacement capacitor ? RaviT120 250v185j cl21 capacitor  burned from  old portable rechargeable fan what can i do.. pls help me for  replacement capacitor in india
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Thu, 23 Nov 2017 22:12:34 PST
How to make a 12VDC 2Amp water heater(2 3 L)Which element to use.? muneebakhtar HI, I want to make a 12VDC 2Amp water heater which can heat 2 3 liters of water easily.Actually i havent be able to find any perfect element for that once i torn my old soldering iron and got an element from that and i cut it into half and tried it but didnt get the result.Can anybody help me to mak...
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:05:14 PST
contests results ? pesssach Where can I see the contests' results of the woodworking projects  (I can see the invitations for contest but not the winers products.) Thank you Pessach levy
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Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:34:26 PST
Where can I buy Turn Lock Clasps for use with leather products? dustydog15
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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:45:00 PST
DC motor with 30nm torque and more than 3000 RPM BhuvanS6 Hi I need DC motor with 30nm torque and more than 3000 RPM how to build this or form where I can buy this in India please guide me on this also tell me what should be battery specifications to run this for 100km with the total load of 250kg?
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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:48:29 PST
I need some serious help identifying this tool. CurtisD20 Can anybody identify this? It looks to me like an angle grinder but i cant find one ounce of info on it. Thanks in advance.
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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:35:36 PST
problem with 5mm leds neelpal i make a 5mm(3.3v) white  6 led series and run it by 5v adapter without any resistor but after running feu hours 1 or 2 leds slowly lost it's brightness and then it's off i can't understand what is the problem please help.....
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Wed, 8 Nov 2017 08:22:52 PST
can I have a small heater being powered by solar power and or wind? pjfsdias I live in Scotland and I have a small greenhouse on my balcony, as the winter is coming and is already quite cold I was hoping it could be a way to have a small heater powered by solar power or wind power.  It doesn't need to put out high heat, just enough to bring the temperature so my chilli plant...
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Wed, 1 Nov 2017 08:35:30 PDT
how to keep your wood project from splitting? woodknot3854 I have a relief carving project I am working on the wood is cedar and it is 4" thick. It had a seam on the back that didn't show any signs of cracking on each end but after working on it the seam started to show cracking more on the one side then the other and it keeps on cracking. How can I fix it,...
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Tue, 31 Oct 2017 07:27:58 PDT
How to insulate a water pipe in an uninsulated building? beancounter I have a water service pipe in an uninsulated building, how do I keep it from freezing?
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Tue, 31 Oct 2017 07:10:48 PDT
when we press a button the light will glow after 10 seconds by using bread board and other components? ramaseshu0 using 555 IC
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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 10:28:34 PDT
can I reverse the cycle on a refrigerator to warm the inside? harlyquin So I have just built (mostly) a workshop shed, and it's about time to move in work benches, tables, small appliances, etc.  I want to be able to move some temperature sensitive stuff out, too, and I don't want them to get too cold. I'm probably over thinking this and there's a simpler solution, but ...
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:44:45 PDT
Where can I find your instructions and plans for the Pulley Exerciser that was on the web? jrj3514
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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:47:25 PDT
Instructable wont publish "We dont understand request?"? jmur1 Everytime I click publish it says failed dont understand your request.
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Sat, 14 Oct 2017 17:07:17 PDT
Bulb problems on iped? fosters1967 I have an iped electric moped with pedals which I believe has a in hub motor ( haven't looked yet) the problem I have is this the replacement bulbs are almost impossible to find The headlight for example is a 55volt 36/36 which I am finding impossible to find  the rear brake light is 55 volt 15/15 w...
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:37:57 PDT
Connecting Two Li-Ion Battery Charger? Lima79 Hi, can I connect this(please see image) two Li-Ion battery charger in parallel, to increase the amp. Thank you. Regards. Sorry image not uploading. Here is the link.
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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 22:35:55 PDT
Externally Mounted LCD/LED TVs? BoydM1 I was going to wrap my 1996 Fleetwood Seawind Motorhome and have sponsor spots.  However, I rather hang 55" LED/LCD TVs on both flanks of the beast. The issues as I see them are as follows: How to power the TVs--I think I can cable out the rear windows and run an inverter to provide them with ...
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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:06:29 PDT
Table saw? matthewgal I am going to buy a table saw soon and I was just wondering what I should buy that is under $600 that can be used in a small space or moved outside?
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Sat, 7 Oct 2017 11:33:19 PDT
How can I fix my machine? papadoc56 I just bought a second hand F&P top loader washing machine. It works but it seems to be on Time delay as I left it on for an hour or more and it started? Any suggestions? The delay lights aren't lit ????
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Wed, 4 Oct 2017 18:04:37 PDT
a good prototype bridge? adamray2106 I found none that are good can you please help
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Wed, 4 Oct 2017 07:11:02 PDT
what can i use for the limbs of my cross bow? the modder
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Tue, 3 Oct 2017 15:02:01 PDT
Can I use masonry paint on a car ? FriendOfHumanity Hello, I want to rat my car up with army drab paint. It's on a budget. I found the perfect flat matt colour but it's a masonry paint. I have read about these paints; they are flexible; they are breathable but don't let water under the surface.; they are long lasting. So, if I key the car first ...
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Sun, 1 Oct 2017 07:08:50 PDT
Need feedback, or someone who is good with vehicles? Rayden Stone Ok so we were driving our 2003 Ford F-250 to school and we get down the road, the truck starts reving up and then we get a little further and the truck completely shuts off and the power steering quits working, but yet we're still moving. We were late to school and the truck did this three more time...
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:23:28 PDT
Can anybody identify this tool? POiP Unknown pliers-like tool. Black enamel paint over grey metal. No markings. Approximately 12 inches long.
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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:21:25 PDT
Difference between Router and Drill? matthewgal
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Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:39:55 PDT
I need help making a geometric metal plant shelf without welding? JessicaO66 I want to make a geometric metal plant shelf like the image below to hang on my wall. I'm going to paint it so the metal connections don't have to be pretty, but they do have to be strong enough to hold a few pounds of plants. I'm think I could use 1/8 inch steel rods from Home Depot and connect the...
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Sat, 23 Sep 2017 10:52:46 PDT
How strong is JB weld compared to cast aluminium by a tensile force? tobias.claren.9 Hello. How strong is JB weld compared to cast aluminium? A broken lever from the quick snap from a "Supercut 2 Q" oscillating tool from "Fein".
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:34:02 PDT
lawn tractor how to repair or replace diaphragm? ? gardibble craftsman lawn tractor model # 917272075 with 17  hp  kohler engine When trying to start engine instead of turning over it kicks back and sometimes backfires.
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Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:03:02 PDT
instructables prize link isn't working? mrwonton I won runner up in the Mcgyver challenge and ''the instructables robot'' messaged me saying to ''click on this link to claim prize'' but I CANT CLICK ON THE LINK!!!!! PLS HELP 
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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 20:31:08 PDT
I need a diagram for replacement vacuum hoses on a seal a meal model vs 107? Old Buck 66 My seal a meal would work intermittently. I removed the top and one of the vacuum hoses was barely on the fitting and it would not stay on because the fitting was mostly tapered and the vinyl hose was hardened. I got some new hose and replaced the old hose one at a time  but the confines are so clos...
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Sun, 10 Sep 2017 11:39:49 PDT
viva 2008 holden head repaired an fixed a bent valve 4 weeks later lost all compretion in all 4 cylenders ? HDTV1 why would a recently repaired head on a holden viva 2008 4 weeks after a bent valve  was repaired head reconditioned tested an seals bearings timing belt water pump etc was all fix an seemed to be running great 3 weeks later  i notice the car was running a bit rich on fuel then a ticking sound start...

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Sat, 9 Sep 2017 04:47:15 PDT
holden viva 2008 just been repaired for bent valve HDTV1 4 weeks after bent valve repaired tested etc had a clicking sound an car died no compresion found in all 4 cylenders belt is not broken an was also replaced when they repaird the head 

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Sat, 9 Sep 2017 02:50:53 PDT
Ram pump without water spill? FredrikS25 Hi guys. Love this site. This is my first Question in this forum so I hope someone will help me find a solution. I'm currently experimenting with aquaponics. I want to build my own indoor frindly system and been looking at all sorts of efficent ways to do this without using any external power. So I...
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Tue, 5 Sep 2017 10:39:41 PDT
I want make Sanitary napkin destroyer/babies diaper ? rijomon_rejoice 1.I have napkin incinerator but it is not much pollution free machine  2.And I have to make a diaper destroyer machine also 3. My current own machine have 2000w so babies diaper have more stuff so it not able to burn properly   4. Please help me to upgrade or any new idea to make a napkin and diaper...
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Tue, 5 Sep 2017 05:27:28 PDT
How to put a design on a metal mug? AttractiveToast So, i just put this in the forums (and i can't see it..) So i thought i'd put it here too. I want to put my designs on traveller's mugs and other metal mugs and i was thinking, what are the different way i can do this?  I've seen someone do it with a vinyl and powder coating...but the tools needed ...
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Mon, 4 Sep 2017 03:18:11 PDT
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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 01:31:10 PDT
Want to Learn to Make a Wooden X for the ends of a Coffee Table? ldk309 I want to make a Coffee Table that has an "X" at both ends, between the Top and Bottom Shelf, please provide some guiden how I can accomplish that  :-)  and thank you in advance for all your assistance and instructions
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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 21:24:10 PDT
How does someone with no mechanic experience learn how to fix basic/important things on cars? caitlinl13579 I am a 23 year old woman, and I appreciate cars. I'd love to learn how to fix basic/important things on cars, especially just in case I'm in the middle of nowhere and my car breaks down lol. I'd especially like to learn about things under the hood and the proper way to fix them. I absolutely don't w...
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Sun, 27 Aug 2017 23:44:10 PDT
Seeking ideas/thoughts for fountain pen traveling inkwell blm7 I own a certain fountain pen that fills in a special way and is best filled by using the traveling inkwell of the maker of that fountain pen-- by using that traveling inkwell, one can fill the pen with a maximum amount of ink-- filling by dipping the nib end into a bottle of ink doesn't let the max ...
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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:04:52 PDT
Heating options for hot bueing steel? Downunder35m After moving house I am still living in a big mess of boxes that need to be unpacked, kitchen stuff be sorted and and so on... But with a big garage and proper workspace at hand it is also time to consider my options on how to create my tinker space. I would like set up a small forge later on if the...
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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:10:47 PDT
i want make a new engine coolant.? i am indian DharamaiahM
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:24:57 PDT
Ashes stuck on my cubic charcoal briquette? mahrammal Hi, am making charcoal briquette using 6% starch as binder and 4% clay, I got a good briquette with no crack, and good density. But the problem is, the ashes stuck on my charcoal briquette, and I need to shake it hard to remove ashes, even I reduce clay to 1% and same problem. Anyone can advise me h...
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:23:31 PDT
what software do i need to just be a hobbiest making crib boards and coasters and plaques on a cnc machine? MooreLJ i would like to design and produce my own crib boards, coasters, plaques etc. What software and cnc kit do i need
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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:07:20 PDT