Category Archives: woodworking

Make a wood tap from screws

I got a kick out of this.  pretty simple build with some standard tools.  Not so sure what I would need to tap wood for (typically just put a nut on the end). Simple Shop-made Taps for Threading Wood

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Nice idea, build inserts for cheap toolbags to put tools in

Hum…I wonder about doing this with a bucket based system too. I like this idea, it helps organize the tool bag.  These bags are pretty cheap and basically replace the old metal toolboxes you used to get. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Toolbag-Organizer/

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Nice looking and simple shelf you can make with 2x4s and some 3D printed parts

I like this shelf build.  One thing I would change is the right angle brackets you can buy cheaper (and made from metal).  The tops….not so much. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-Printed-Book-Shelf/

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Make wooden jaws for your vise

Seen alot of 3D printed ones.  First time for a wooden set. https://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Jaws-for-a-Metal-Vice-or-Vise-Held-by-Magne/

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Nice hook

Pretty simple hook, I would not use this for anything really heavy, but to tie off a kayak (as the author does), its perfect and looks nice.  Cheaper would be to go to the dollar store and get a clippy. … Continue reading

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Cool Mortise and Tenon Jig for your dremel (shaft based)

Pretty could build.  Sounds like it does have a bit of flex thought.  But the author mentions the professional version is a grand.  So this doesn’t look to bad after all https://www.instructables.com/id/Flex-Shaft-Mortise-and-Tenon-Jig/

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Make the beer tote without a CNC

Good write-up on how to make one yourself without a CNC…me…CNC. https://www.instructables.com/id/SimpleEasy-Beer-ToteCarrier/

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This lounger was made out of 2×4 like materials

This is pretty amazing looking bench.  What really impressed me is the whole thing was originally a bunch of 2×4 and 2xX planks.  The author then used a grinder bit called the “Turboplane” (at $130) to carve out the chair.  … Continue reading

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Passic Phone Speaker

I so want to make this.  Just alot of work.  Maybe a good build for teenage kids where they make it.  I have seen other cheap passive speaker builds for phones, but not as nice looking as this one.  An … Continue reading

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Nice looking composter out of scrape

I was pretty impressed with this build.  All from scrapes and looks really nice. https://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Compost-Bin/  

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