Category Archives: Tools

Make a cheap bike repair stand

Simple and “cheap” build with some iron pipe and an iron pipe clamp.  If you go to Harbor Frieght, you total cost maybe under $20 by the time you are done.  Not bad since most stands go for $100 and … Continue reading

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Nice looking fume extractor build

Only thing the author is missing is a slot for a filter.  Anyways if you have a laser cutter, this is a nice build.  It doesn’t look too back to adapt for a router based CNC too.  Oh he does … Continue reading

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Good idea, add fill into the bottom of a drill press table

This way you can clamp down on the drillpress.  Not sure but it looks like the author caulked the board in to stay in place. http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/drill-press-table-modification-e-z-clampable-drill-press-table-65263?homelistings#post103781

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Nice 3D printed tools for chips and resistors

Nice set of tools to bend pins on chips and resistors to fit correctly. 3D Printed Tool Tips to Straighten DIP Chips and Unstraighten Resistors

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Nice metal mitre saw

The author took an angle grinder and made it into a sliding mitre saw.  This is a cool build since you can now do long straight cuts on metal.  Downside is he welded the handle together (so you need a … Continue reading

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Simple HEPA filter system for a 3D printer

Simple HEPA filter build for a 3D printer case.  Since plastic can have bad stuff in them, its a good idea to try and filter some of that out. http://www.instructables.com/id/Active-Air-Filter-HEPA-13-Filter-and-Active-Carbon/

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Cool foldable workbench

Nice build.  And its portable too.  The author took plans from an older build and created a nice, simple workbench that can be collapsed and folded down. http://www.pneumaticaddict.com/2018/03/folding-mobile-workbench-video-tutorial.html

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Simple inside windshield wiper

OK I can feel the authors pain here.  Cleaning the inside of a car windshield can be painful.  So I like the build he has to make a wiper for the internal part of it. http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-10-RETRACTABLE-WINDSHIELD-CLEANER/

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Cool mobile planer

Pretty entertaining to watch.  The author build this planer where its on wheels (casters) instead of a slide and stationary device I have seen in the base for home built planers.  Clever build overall.  My 2 cents, if he wants … Continue reading

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Make your own magnet pick up

Nice build if you drop alot of metal parts on the ground.  Or down trust the roofer to do so. http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnet-Sweeper/

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