Category Archives: woodworking

Finally a use for all those disk platters

The author did a nice sign build, and I like the use of hard drive platter for a reflective surface. http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-LED-Sign-for-My-Daughter-Ella/  

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Cool mobile planer

Pretty entertaining to watch.  The author build this planer where its on wheels (casters) instead of a slide and stationary device I have seen in the base for home built planers.  Clever build overall.  My 2 cents, if he wants … Continue reading

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Neat ratchet bar clamp build

Pretty clever build, that you can do with basic tools if needed.  Me…I think I will buy what I need for under $20.  Still a nice build http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/ratchet-bar-clamp-66966?homelistings#post109126

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Nice light build

Pretty fancy looking and was done with common tools. Curved Wood LED Lamp Needs No Fancy Tools

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Adding in threads to wood

Nothing odd with the write up at first, you drill a slightly smaller hole, then thread the bolt thru it to create threads.  But the author then adds a small amount of superglue (non gel kind) to the threads to … Continue reading

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Nice clamp build to hold a board upright

Nice build and pretty easy to make too.  Basically the wedge is used to tap in and hold the board, and then you can work on the board in an up-right manner. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wedge-Planing-Stop/

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Nice slide for a table saw to make dowel rods

Pretty nice build.  You can use a crappier blade to do this too.  My 2 cents, I think I would have built a handle of sorts for the drill just to keep risk of my hand, or drill from getting … Continue reading

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Make a mini marshmallow shooter

I like the templates the author provides to print out and make the shooter.  This is more of a sling shot that looks like a crossbow. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Marshmallow-Shooter/

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Build a hidden drawer with a floating shelf

This one is a bit different from other builds where the “hidden part is like a drawer instead of the drop down I have seen in the past with builds like this. https://www.familyhandyman.com/woodworking/projects/saturday-morning-workshop-floating-shelf-with-secret-drawer/view-all/

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The giant pepper shaker

This thing is huge.  Its fun to watch the build. Gaze In Awe at Pat’s Giant Pepper Grinder

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