Category Archives: Tinkering

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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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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Another improvement to 3D printing metal bending parts

This time the author is using threaded rod thru the corners to re enforce them.

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Interesting track saw

This build uses pipes for the sides to guide the circular saw. And to connect extensions. I like this build overall, the cost is under $50 and at the end the author puts in some more improvements. Oh he is … Continue reading

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If I had the time, I would make this

A folding workbench with a stool, this is a nice looking build, but would take me way to long to build. Maybe they will sell it as a kit?

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simple hands free wash

I got a kick out of this one. Uses an arduino as the controller. https://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Faucet-Touchless-Using-Arduino-Wash-Hand/

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Nice 3D printed build for a rope maker

Nice build overall, I like how it is pretty straight forward to put together. https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rope-Maker/

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No contact soap dispenser

Nice build. Seems a bit overkill but if you have someone sick in the house or lots of folks… https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easy-Non-Contact-Automatic-Hand-Sanitizer-Disp/

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Interesting build for a shop filter

The author made a controller for the wood job to turn it on/off based on sound, remote, or a button. Also has a timer. Oh all based on an arduino.

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Hacking the lightbulb

Pretty neat, apparently wifi enabled light bulbs by Tuya (which get rebranded alot) use the ESP8266, and can be reflashed to use the opensource project so you can customize the bulb yourself.

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