Category Archives: Cheap

Make you own Extrusion Corner Plates

The author points out that these cost $3.5 each and you can make them for about $1.40. Me…tough call, if I don’t need alot of them, I might just buy them. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-2020-Extrusion-Corner-Plates/

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Interesting ring build

The author basically is using a wireless coil to get power from another wired coil (i.e., a transformer) and that powers the ring. I could see other uses here to power a simple chip as well. https://makezine.com/projects/make-a-secret-light-up-led-ring/

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Nice build for custom covers for key fob

The author CNC’ed out a custom key fob. It looks really nice.

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Interesting robotic boat

The author basically made this to try out some some automated rover software.

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How to make a neon like sign with EL Wire

I like how the author took a existing image and converted it to lines and then mark up where the EL Wire needs to go.

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Interesting Tumbler build

Looks like an old motor, possibly a pool motor, and a 5 gallon bucket combined for this build. Its a bit noisy of a build too. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/how-build-parts-tumbler-let-look-mine-74525?homelistings#post139366

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Jig for making finger joints

Interesting build. Simple one to make too. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/super-easy-make-jig-we-all-can-use-our-projects-74683?homelistings#post139811

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Another nice sheet metal brake

Without welding and only with standard tools. The author built it to be 42 inches wide (which it a big one). Small ones you can get at harbor freight for pretty cheap.

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Make your own sit/stand desk

Impressive build with cheap materials…but…OMG this would be a very time consuming build. Me…I’ll just buy one. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Standing-Desk/

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Interesting compound miter stand

Well if you have nice sawhorses, and an old ladder that you don’t need. I can see making this for your compound miter. Me…I just got one of those portable stands at Harbor Freight for cheap. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/portable-mitre-saw-table-cantilever-design-74496?homelistings#post139266

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