Category Archives: woodworking

Nice write up on making knobs

Only part that adds a bit complexity to this is cutting the t-nut to allow for screws to be placed in to hold them in. Me…I superglue them in. https://www.instructables.com/id/Stupid-Easy-Project-Knobs/

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Homemade apple cider press and grinder

Nice build, bit more work than I would take on (unless I had apple trees). https://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Press-and-Apple-Grinder-on-the-Cheap/#discuss

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Nice cover build for notebooks

Nice build for a cover for a notebook. Only downside is you need a laser cutter to do this with. https://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Notebook-With-Engraved-Cover/

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Nice build for a Trebuchet

Nice build for a small Trebuchet you can make with kids. The author includes the SVG file you can use for laser cutting out the parts, or convert to a standard CNC. https://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Trebuchet/

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Simple small cross cut sled

I like this build. I have seen some where they are just an extension to the miter, which hasn’t worked out as well as I would like. And my “big” sled is hard to move around. So this could be … Continue reading

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Last cut mini trees to make a big one

Nice build, the author came up with a pattern that you can cut out to make mini trees that you can put together to make a big tree.¬† My 2 cents, I would make some holes in the boards too … Continue reading

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Make a pinball machine with a penboard

Cool idea, modular too. https://makershare.com/projects/mechanical-pinball

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Simple clip reload build

I like this, dump the bullets on one end, sort and line them up, then push them  in. Beats doing one at a time. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magazine-Speed-Loader-Magpacker/

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Nice workbench leg vise

Nice build overall, thought I don’t know if I would use the parts they did (rather pricey). https://www.instructables.com/id/Workbench-Leg-Vise/

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A simple wedge holder to hold material

Pretty simple build. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/simple-wedge-planing-stop-70114?homelistings#post120764

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