Author Archives: robertwilkie

Interesting Miter station

I like some aspects of this, but why have a block to make angles when the miter can do that itself? Either way an interesting build.

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Make your own carbon filters

I have this on my list to make. I own a 3M Respirator and right now replacement filters are expensive. Of course same issue with other 3D printed items, particles could still get inside thru the print. But it could … Continue reading

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Make a Wuhan Hook

This is too funny, basically its a door opener (for doors with latch handles). Once you open the door, you hit the lighter to burn up an possible contaminates. The base is 3D printed. https://www.instructables.com/id/Wuhan-Hook-V2-Simple-Self-Disinfecting-Wand-to-Pre/

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Another metal etcher build

The author uses the car charger like others, but one difference, he uses cotton balls instead of q-tips to get the job done faster. https://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Water-Etching-Steel-Knives-Axes-Pacifiers-Etc/

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3D printed Ventilator Valve

Interesting build. I could see doing this for a custom water pump in the future. https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Ventilator-Valves/

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Nice drill press depth stop

I have the same problem as the author where my drill press does not have a normal depth stop. This is a nice build overall and I plan to make something like it for my drill press. https://www.woodsmithplans.com/plan/drill-press-depth-stop/

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Mini router sled

The author uses a trimmer router and a small sled to plane down small pieces of wood. Good idea overall. However the vaccum hold down he uses is pretty expensive for the build. https://www.instructables.com/id/Scalable-Router-Sled-and-Thicknessing-Jig/

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Another nice jig to make thin strips

This one is easier to use for multiple thin strips to be makde at once. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/thin-strip-jig-table-saw-78041?homelistings#post153325

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Nice multi purpose jig for the table saw

Nice build overall. I would love to know where the author gets green HMR boards. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/multi-adjustable-jig-table-saw-78057?homelistings#post153386

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Making an exercise ball

Never heard of Monkii balls, the look neat thought. The author built his own which considering how much these balls ($200) cost. I can see why. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Monkii-360-Tabata-Trainer/

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