Category Archives: Cheap

Neat 3D printed eye

I know what I will be looking at making next halo ween…well when I get my 3D printer back on line. Nice build to “automate” a moving eye. https://www.instructables.com/A-Halloween-Pumpkin-With-a-Moving-Animatronic-Eye-/

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Clever idea for way to help load kayak ontop of car

Pretty simple idea, the author took a suction cup handle holddown, added in A PVC pipe bend, and uses it to mount to the car to help load/unload the kayak on top so you can do it by yourself. https://www.instructables.com/Kayak-Roofrack-Loading-Assistor/

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Interesting Lawn Trimmer accessory

The author 3D prints an attachment that turns the trimmer into an interesting lawn thatcher. The author uses it for removing moss. https://www.instructables.com/3d-Printed-Lawn-Scarifier-Attachment-for-Strimmer/

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Simple bug trap

I like this trap, pretty easy to build and basically mimic’s the ones you buy for $10. But a lot cheaper. https://www.instructables.com/Fly-Trap-DIY-for-Free/

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Pop-up bench dogs

Clever build where you can just push down on the dogs to get them to pop up for use. Me…I am cheap, and I would just have holes that I push them in and out of. https://www.instructables.com/DIY-Pop-Up-Bench-Dogs/

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Nice little belt sander

Pretty neat build. Not so sure I would do it all from new parts like the author did (I think I would just buy one since it would be cheaper). But if you already have most of the material available….maybe … Continue reading

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Interesting wire bender tool

Another simple build for a wire bender https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/simple-wire-bender-video-82814?homelistings#post171161

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Nice ornament build

Nice world like globe build. https://www.instructables.com/Turbulent-Flow-Christmas-Ornaments/

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Nice brackets for making dog food bowl stand

Nice build. Only thing I might do different is add in some screw holes to the brackets. https://www.instructables.com/Dog-Food-Bowl-Stand-Plywood-and-3d-Printing/

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Clever jig to use with a speed square

Basically the author adds on a thin strip of wood that is cut off roughly where the blade would start cutting on a circular saw, This way you can line it up and then run the saw along side the … Continue reading

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