Category Archives: woodworking

Another use for a larger CNC, make window art

Not so sure I would go this fancy, but I like the idea the author had going here where he added in decor to a plain window. CNC Routing A 12 Foot Wide Piece Of Window Art

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Make a box fan

The author took an old exhaust fan and made a pretty nice looking box fan.  I have some old power fans from other projects that would be a good build here. https://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Fan-Using-Old-Exhaust-Fan/

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Cool mechanical Iris build

I like this build. Would I do it? ….Maybe, the author posts everything up I would need.  Just the metal working bit might be a challenge for what I have. Make an Awesome Mechanical Iris

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CNC out a simple laptop stand

Another nice build.  The author made 2 parts that you attach together for a laptop stand.  Pretty easy build from the looks of it. https://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laptop-Stand/

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An even easier to use planing sled

OK this is on the list over the other ones.  The author basically put the thing together so that the router just fits between 2 boards, and you can zip along with that and just “mount” the ends on the … Continue reading

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One fancy portable workbench

All I can say is wow on this one.  Its a nice looking portable workbench.  Me…I won’t build it (way too much work) and I can modify some cheaper solutions to make do. https://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Portable-Workbench-With-Quick-Release-Vise/

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Nice build for a sign

Basically the author adds in a 3D like look to the sign.  Nice build overall. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Backlit-LED-CNC-Sign-of-a-Logo/

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Use your pocket jig to make a nice dart holder

I really like this build  I have a simple block one I made, but this looks so much nicer.  Heck I could use a cheap cutting board from Dollar General for this. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Dart-Rack/

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Make your own lathe chuck

This is a little more work than I would be willing to do, but materials are cheap, and if you have alot of time on your hands…guess this would be worth doing. https://www.instructables.com/id/4-Jaw-Lathe-Chuck/

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Make your own pocket hole jig

I like this build, but…bit time consuming to make.  However considering how much the kreg jibs run for these days, maybe worth trying out. Make Your Own Pocket Hole Jig

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