Category Archives: Cheap

Homemade Dyson handheld vacuum cleaner

Pretty impressive build. Not so sure I would go thru with it myself.

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Simple jig to sharpen chisels

This beats the way I do it by hand. Jig is made out of scraps too.

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A basic ventilator

I like this build, it shows the basic concepts of a ventilator. Now given in the USA this would never be allowed. But in other countries that don’t have access to 20K and up ventilators, this simple build could be … Continue reading

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On the trend of 3D printed masks

OK found another one. This one looks a bit easier to print out.

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Another 3D printed respirator

Haven’t shown another one of these in a bit. This is another nice build which you can use parts of a N95 mask to be the filter in this one. Me…masks seem to be easier to come by these days … Continue reading

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Using an old touchpad to control a stepper motor

Nice build with an arduino for the controller. You use the touchpad to move one way or the other, and tap to continue moving.

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Nice Drill Press accessories

The author build a dust collector and laser guide. Only thing with both of them is you have to constantly adjust them if the table moves.

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One fancy tablesaw sled

The sled can be used to make miter cuts with a table saw. Me…well I have a compound miter to do that, but if I did not, or wanted to go down to one tool, this could be a good … Continue reading

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Interesting food processor build

The author took a grinder, and 2 metal cans to make a food processor. Interesting build…not so sure why he didn’t use a food processor (I think you can get ones for $20 that are decent). Either way with the … Continue reading

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Interesting birdhouse build

Could be a nice way to make one and eliminate some of the wood needed for the floor. Actually I think I would paint the can myself, and stain or paint the wood. But its a nice build overall.

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