Category Archives: Tools

Interesting Lathe build

Its a nice looking build, just not so sure I would have used 3D printed parts with it.  I like the car belt being used too. https://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Lathe/

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Nice write up on making a wooden mallet

Could be a good build with scrape hardwoods. https://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mallet-3/

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Make a simple battery welder

Nice simple build.  If you have the parts, worth making.  If not…you can get one from China for $50. https://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Battery-Spot-Welder/

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Cool circular saw track

A bit different than other builds, more for making miter cuts on larger pieces of wood. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Circular-Saw-Crosscut-Jig-and-Router/

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A better inner tube cutter

I like this tube cutter better than a one from a few weeks ago.  I still think it could be simplified more thought. https://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Better-Tube-Chopper/

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Nice looking, and heavy, push block

Nice looking build the author make for a pushblock for a table saw.  Its a bit heavier than I would like, but…it will serve its purpose. Table saw push block

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Bike Tube Chopper

Not so sure I would make this, seems pretty complex for getting the job done.  But still a nice build overall to “build” off of.  I like the re-use of bike tubes to make nets myself (end result for the … Continue reading

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Simple build to control the speed of a drill, or this case, sawzaw

The author make a simple trigger control that could be adjustable to control the speed of a variable speed hand tool (his case a sawzaw, but could apply to any handtool).  Good idea if you are converting handtools to something … Continue reading

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Drill powered Centrifuge

If I ever get into bio-hacking, this looks like something to build first.  Basically its a 3D print for a bit for a drill to spin test tubes. https://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-powered-Centrifuge/

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Duct Tape Dispenser

The author 3D prints out the spinner for the duct tape.  The rest is an old razor and wood cuts.  I like the overall build of this. https://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Dispenser/

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