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Some really great ideas that would make good Instructables projects Answered

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I came across this site the other day and thought there were some fantastic projects (like a band saw made from plumbing pipe) that would make for great Instructables. I've personally been thinking about a lathe to go with my new mini mill....

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DJ Radio (author)2009-01-30

You can try looking at Burning questions contests for the ideas.

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bosherston (author)2009-01-30

And once you've kitted yourself out with all these great tools, have a look here for some workshop practise 101, courtesy of MIT!Workshop knowhow
Ok not the most riveting ( not covered riveting yet ) delivery but the content's all good stuff.

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FaqMan (author)2009-01-17

Well best of luck building this i can not do something like this right now.

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Kiteman (author)2009-01-10

I think other people have highlighted that site recently. Doesn't stop it being good, though.

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Honus (author)Kiteman2009-01-10

Oops- I guess I should check the forums first.... I had a similar site bookmarked but I can't seem to find it. It had a ton of projects for building tools out of everyday items. I remember seeing a multi page guide for building an entire machining center out of old car engine blocks that was really great.

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Goodhart (author)Honus2009-01-10

NP, I missed seeing the other forum's posts ...thanks.

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Honus (author)Goodhart2009-01-16

Here's the other site I was trying to remember:
http://www.green-trust.org/junkyardprojects/FreeHomeWorkshopPlans.htm

I'm working on plans for a lathe right now........

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Goodhart (author)Honus2009-01-16

I got a 404 NOT FOUND error :-(

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Honus (author)Goodhart2009-01-16

Whoops! Yep that's it. Those darn pesky addresses.....

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Goodhart (author)Honus2009-01-17

You dropped your last L ;-)

btw: good luck....they look like more than I could tackle at the moment for sure

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