Category Archives: Tools

Nice build for a flip top tool cart

I have seen some of these before.  But the author re-uses the frame of a small desk with casters for this one.  Me…I can see making something like this.  If the base is rugged enough. http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Top-Tool-Cart-From-Reclaimed-Desk/

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Laser cut your own featherboards

I like the build,  I think I can adapt it for CNC with a router bit too.  Feather boards are a nice way to keep wood from slipping off the saw while cutting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Featherboard-With-Laser-Cutter/

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Nice table saw sled

I like this sled build project.  I just got down building my own, but out of scraps vs alot of folks that build it with new materials.  One addition I plan to do from this build is to add in … Continue reading

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Make a simple clutch for a drill press

I had to watch the video to see how this was built.  Its a nice idea but if you need “power” behind your hole being drilled, you do not want to use this.  Figure not including the chuck, $10 in … Continue reading

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Cool build for a drill to make straight down holes

I like this build.  Thought the author did alot of work for the one particular drill to work with the build.  Oh and used a CNC to cut it out.  Oh and there are springs in the build (you just … Continue reading

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Some interesting tool based 3D prints to try

Nice projects.  I like the pocket drill one, only downside is most of these will require a good sized bed (6×6 I would think). 5 Super-Useful 3D Printable Tools You can find the list here https://www.thingiverse.com/BlackBeardProjects/collections/diy-3d-prints

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Make a sanding saw

This was just worth looking at.  The author build a homemade “saw” that holds sanding paper.  I actually like the build myself.    However I think I would simplify it a bit more. http://www.instructables.com/id/Sanding-Saw/

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Nice build for stackable painting pyramids

I have seen the screw in a board trick before. But putting a second hole so you can stack them all together is nice way to store them.  My 2 cents, maybe 2 more holes so you could “hang” the … Continue reading

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Interesting sander tool

I like the tool, but…how did he bend it (maybe used the steamer build?)? http://www.house-interior-designs.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/tool-tote-stool—-love.jpg

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Is it a foot stool or a toolbox

Interesting build to make it “both”.  Not so sure I would put the handhold on the bottom, I would be afraid of stuff falling out in toolbox mode. http://www.house-interior-designs.net/tool-totestool-love/?utm_content=buffer8deeb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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