Nice build for a built in stop block on a cross cut slet

I hate to say it but my cross cut sled is pretty basic compared to this one. The author does a nice job on the build though for the cross cut sled. I like how it folds all the way down to be out of the way. I like the jig the author has for making handles too.

https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/amazing-new-stopblock-design-75151?homelistings#post141486

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Nice Caddy Tote Organizer

I haven’t found too many CNC based projects out there that are free. But this one seems like a nice build. Too bad its build for tools, I would like to see it adapted for soda/beer holder.

https://cutrocket.com/p/5adf9542c9d81/

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Another nice build for wooden bar clamps

Nice build the author did for some simple long wooden based bar clamps. Me…I can get some cheap ones at harbor freight. I think I would do this if I needed a clamp that was well over 4 ft, where the iron bar would be long, and heavy.

https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/king-size-wooden-bar-clamps-high-maximum-capacity-easy-build-74790?homelistings#post140200

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Use an old tablet for a display on on RPi

Well I think I found a use for some old Amazon Tablets. The author uses VNC or RDP to access the RPi over the network. And act as its display. It sounds like RDP is a better way to go with graphics based solution.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-3-b-plus-overview/


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Nice ideas for sanding blocks and tools

41 ideas to try. Some I have done myself, but a bunch are ones I plan to add to my own toolset.

https://www.familyhandyman.com/woodworking/41-genius-sanding-tips/

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Tank tread bike

Nice build, I got a kick out of the author used an old tire for the tread. The original author has the plans for sale, me…there is a lot of work into thsi build (more than I would do).

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One Odd CNC

The author build a CNC to cut on large, long, pipes. Cool build, not so sure I would make one…well why I would…maybe for custom totem poles? The author does it for making some interesting seats.

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Convert a cheap $10 quad copter to a paper airplane

The author basically uses the copter parts to power the plane. Nice build overall.

https://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Controlled-Paper-Plane-Easy-and-Cheap/

A cheaper model can be found here:

https://www.instructables.com/id/Powered-Paper-Plane/

But its direction cannot be controlled.

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Nice air hockey table build

More work than I would put into one. Looks pretty cool thought.

https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Low-Cost-Air-Hockey-Table/

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Cool spinner build

This spinner takes it to a whole new level. Its fun to watch the dad looking pretty far out for the spinner when it drops.

https://www.instructables.com/id/High-Power-Propeller-Launcher/

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